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Amigurumi Cow Crochet Pattern

The cow, dispenser of the irreplaceable breakfast cereal milk, inventor of the abashed cow look and Indian holiness!

As a thank you for the benefits we have all received from cattle for centuries, this little idol was created.

If you also want to thank the domestic cattle, do so by crocheting this little cow.

This crochet Cow is crocheted with chain stitches, slip stitches, single crochet stitches and double crochet stitches in spiral rounds and rows and is easy to crochet.

The depicted Amigurumi Cow has been crocheted with the “Schachenmayr Catania” yarn with a 2.5 mm crochet hook and has sitting a height of 5 cm.

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Cow Crochet Pattern

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Crochet the Head and Body

The head and body is crocheted in one piece in White and Black in spiral rounds with single crochet stitches.

Use the check boxes to mark your finished rounds, rows and steps.

  • Crochet the head and body in spiral rounds in White.
  • Round 1: 6 sc into the Magic Ring (6 stitches).
  • Round 2: [1 increase] repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 3: [1 sc, 1 increase] repeat till end of the round (18 stitches).
  • Round 4: 1 sc, 1 increase, [2 sc, 1 increase] repeat 5 times, 1 sc (24 stitches).
  • Round 5: [3 sc, 1 increase] repeat till end of the round (30 stitches).
  • Round 6-11: 6 rounds, each round 30 sc (30 stitches).
  • Round 12: [3 sc, 1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (24 stitches).
  • Round 13: 1 sc, 1 decrease, [2 sc, 1 decrease] repeat 5 times, 1 sc (18 stitches).
  • Round 14: [1 sc, 1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 15: Crochet the complete round into the front loop only. [1 sc, 1 increase] repeat till end of the round (18 stitches).
  • Round 16: Fill the head with polyfill. 1 sc, 1 increase, [2 sc, 1 increase] repeat 5 times, 1 sc (24 stitches).
  • Round 17: 7 sc, 1 increase, Color change to Black, 4 sc, color change to White, 3 sc, 1 increase, 7 sc, 1 increase (27 stitches).
  • Round 18: 9 sc, color change to Black, 5 sc, color change to White, 13 sc (27 stitches).
  • Round 19: 10 sc, color change to Black, 4 sc, color change to White, 4 sc, color change to Black, 4 sc, color change to White, 5 sc (27 stitches).
  • Round 20: 7 sc, 1 decrease, 7 sc, 1 decrease, color change to Black, 5 sc, color change to White, 2 sc, 1 decrease (24 stitches).
  • Round 21: Crochet the complete round into the back loop only. 1 sc, 1 decrease, [2 sc, 1 decrease] repeat 5 times, 1 sc (18 stitches).
  • Round 22: [1 sc, 1 decrease] repeat repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 23: Fill the body only with some polyfill, do not stuff the body too full. [1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (6 stitches).
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously, close the opening, weave in and hide the leftover yarn.

Crochet the Legs (2x)

The legs are crocheted in Sun-Kissed, Black and White in spiral rounds with single crochet stitches. Crochet a total of 2 legs. One leg is crocheted in Black and the other leg in White after the color change. The finished legs do not need to be filled with polyfill.

  • Crochet the legs in spiral rounds in Sun-Kissed.
  • Round 1: 6 sc into the Magic Ring (6 stitches).
  • Round 2: [1 increase] repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 3: Crochet the complete round into the back loop only. Crochet 12 sc (12 stitches).
  • Round 4: Crochet 12 sc (12 stitches).
  • Round 5: Color change to Black (1st Leg) or White (2nd Leg). [1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (6 stitches).
  • Round 6: Crochet 6 sc (6 stitches).
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Arms (2x)

The arms are crocheted in Sun-Kissed and White in spiral rounds with single crochet stitches. Crochet a total of 2 arms.

  • Crochet the arms in spiral rounds in Sun-Kissed.
  • Round 1: 6 sc into the Magic Ring (6 stitches).
  • Round 2: [1 increase] repeat till end of the round (12 stitches).
  • Round 3: [1 decrease] repeat till end of the round (6 stitches).
  • Round 4: Crochet the complete round into the back loop only. Color change to White. Crochet 6 sc (6 stitches).
  • Round 5: Crochet 6 sc (6 stitches).
  • Finish: Fill only the front part of the arm with polyfill. Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Horns (2x)

The horns are crocheted in Bast in spiral rounds with single crochet stitches. Crochet a total of 2 horns.

  • Crochet the horns in spiral rounds in Bast.
  • Round 1: 4 sc into the Magic Ring (4 stitches).
  • Round 2: Crochet 4 sc (4 stitches).
  • Round 3: 1 sc, 1 increase, 2 sc (5 stitches).
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Eyebrows (2x)

The eyebrows are crocheted in White in rows with chain stitches. Crochet a total of 2 eyebrows.

  • Crochet the eyebrows in rows in White.
  • Row 1: Crochet 3 chain stitches (3 stitches).
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Ears (2x)

The ears are crocheted in Black in rows with chain stitches, slip stitches, single crochet stitches and double crochet stitches. Crochet a total of 2 ears.

  • Crochet the ears in rows in Black.
  • Row 1: Crochet 4 chain stitches (4 stitches).
  • Row 2: 1 slip stitch into the 2nd stitch from the hook, 1 chain stitch, 1 double crochet into the next stitch of the initial chain, 1 sc (4 stitches).
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Muzzle

The muzzle is crocheted in Old Rose in spiral rounds with chain stitches and single crochet stitches.

  • Crochet the muzzle in spiral rounds in Old Rose.
  • Round 1: 4 chain stitches, 1 sc into the 2nd stitch from the hook, 1 sc, 3 sc into the next stitch.

  • Continue crocheting on the other side of the chain. 1 sc, 1 increase (8 stitches).

  • Round 2: 1 increase, 1 sc, 3 increases, 1 sc, 2 increases (14 stitches).
  • Round 3: Crochet 14 sc (14 stitches).
  • Round 4: Crochet only 4 sc.
  • Finish: Cut the yarn generously and leave a long tail for sewing.

Crochet the Tail

The tail is crocheted in White in rows with chain stitches, slip stitches and single crochet stitches.

  • Crochet the tail in rows in White.
  • Row 1: Crochet 4 chain stitches (4 stitches).
  • Row 2: 1 sc into the 2nd stitch from the hook, 2 slip stitches (3 stitches).
  • Finish: Cut the yarn and unravel the threads.

Assembling

Legs: After you’ve finished crocheting all pieces, start sewing the legs onto the body. Start sewing the first leg onto the body directly over the edge that was created by the round that was crocheted only into the back loop. Sew the black leg to the black spot that goes to the stitch edge and the white leg slightly offset under the second black spot, about 6 to 7 stitches apart from each other.

Arms: Sew the arms left and right onto the body, 1 stitch row under the “neck”. Do not sew the arms directly over the legs but slightly behind the legs.

Eyes: Attach the safety eyes after the 7th stitch row counting from the top center of the head. The eyes are 4 stitches apart from each other.

Muzzle: Sew the muzzle centered onto the head, just below the eyes. Then push two holes into the muzzle with a tapestry needle on the right and left side, as shown in the pictures. These represent the nostrils.

Horns: Sew the horns 2 stitch rows left and right from the top of the head onto the head.

Ears: Sew the ears 1 stitch row below the horns onto the head.

Tail: Sew the tail onto the back of the body, centered over the stitch edge.

Eyebrows: Attach the eyebrows above the eyes to the head as shown in the pictures.

DONE!

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